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Gender of Dara.

Dara is a name usually given to females.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, all of the children named Dara were girls.

Even though Dara is female, why is it sometimes used for boys? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Dara.

The following meaning is associated with the name Dara:

  • Compassionate

Origins of Dara.

One origin of Dara is Hebrew.

Names related to Dara.

Names with the same meaning as Dara are: Atif, Merci, Nachman, Nahum, Raheem, Raimi, Rauf, Shafiq and Rehum.

Lucky numbers for Dara.

Number 8 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Dara is 8.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Dara are: 17 26 35 44 53 62 71 80 89 98.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated eight as the lucky number for Dara here: Calculating lucky numbers for Dara.


Popularity of Dara.

Graph of popularity of Dara

Dara was most popular in the year 1981, where it was at position four hundred and sixty-eight for the whole of the USA.

The most popular decade for the name Dara was from 1970 to 1979.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 1993, where it was at position nine hundred and fifty-two.


Writers

There are four Writers called Dara.

  • Dara Shikoh

    Dara Shikoh () (March 20, 1615 – August 30, 1659) was the eldest son and the heir apparent of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz Mahal. His name دارا شكوه in Persian means "Darius the Magnificent".... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Dara Shikoh)

  • Dara Wier

    Dara Wier (born 1949) is an American poet and the author of eleven books of poetry, including most recently Selected Poems. She has received literary awards including the Jerome J.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Dara Wier)

  • Dara Horn

    Dara Horn is a Writer... ( from the wikipedia article on Dara Horn)

  • Alicia Dara

    Alicia Dara is a Vancouver-born singer-songwriter living in Seattle, Washington. She studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Alicia Dara)

Actors

There are three Actors called Dara.

  • Jean Dara

    Jean Dara (Paris, 1862 – 1944), was the stage name of Edouard de La Gandara, brother of painter Antonio de La Gandara.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Jean Dara)

  • Dara Singh

    Dara Singh is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Dara Singh)

  • Vindu Dara Singh

    Vindu Dara Singh is an Actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Vindu Dara Singh)

Olympic Medalists

There are two Olympic Medalists called Dara.

  • Dara Torres

    Dara Torres is an Olympic Medalist... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Dara Torres)

  • Ali Dara

    Ali Iqtidar Shah Dara (April 1, 1915 – January 16, 1981) was an Indian and later Pakistani field hockey player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics and in the 1948 Summer Olympics.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Ali Dara)

Comedians

There is one Comedian called Dara.

  • Dara Ó Briain

    Dara Ó Briain is a Comedian... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Dara Ó Briain)

Film Directors

There is one Film Director called Dara.

  • Dara Singh

    Dara Singh is a Film Director... ( from the wikipedia article on Dara Singh)

Hockey Players

There is one Hockey Player called Dara.

  • Ali Dara

    Ali Iqtidar Shah Dara (April 1, 1915 – January 16, 1981) was an Indian and later Pakistani field hockey player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics and in the 1948 Summer Olympics.... ( from the wikipedia article on Ali Dara)

Models

There is one Model called Dara.

  • Isavella Dara

    Isavella Dara () is a Greek model and beauty contestant. She won the title of Miss Europe in 1997.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Isavella Dara)

Philosophers

There is one Philosopher called Dara.

  • Dara Birnbaum

    Dara Birnbaum, born in 1946 in New York ,USA, where she continues to live and work, uses video to reconstruct television imagery using as material such archetypal formats as quizzes, soap operas, and sports programmes. Her techniques involve the repetition of images and interruption of flow with text and music.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Dara Birnbaum)

Photographers

There is one Photographer called Dara.

  • Dara Munnis

    Dara Munnis (born June 8 1984), is an Irish musician, photographer and web designer, he is a native of Dundrum Co. Dublin.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Dara Munnis)

Poets

There is one Poet called Dara.

  • Dara Wier

    Dara Wier (born 1949) is an American poet and the author of eleven books of poetry, including most recently Selected Poems. She has received literary awards including the Jerome J.... ( from the wikipedia article on Dara Wier)

Swimmers

There is one Swimmer called Dara.

  • Dara Torres

    Dara Torres is a Swimmer... (extract from the wikipedia article on Dara Torres)

World Record Holders

There is one World Record Holder called Dara.

  • Dara Torres

    Dara Torres is a World Record Holder... (extract from the wikipedia article on Dara Torres)

Dara

Gender: usually female

Meaning: Compassionate

Origin: Hebrew

Lucky Number: Eight

Popularity: Position 468 in 1981

Famous people

Four Writers

Three Actors

Two Olympic Medalists

One Comedian

One Film Director

One Hockey Player

One Model

One Philosopher

One Photographer

One Poet

One Swimmer

One World Record Holder